All pages with keywords: reducing emissions

Effectiveness and cost of air pollution control in China

Effectiveness and cost of air pollution control in China

a working paper by Thomas Stoerk 31 August, 2018

This study provides the first empirical evaluation of China’s 11th Five-Year Plan which set a goal to reduce the emission of sulphur dioxide (SO2) by 10% between 2006 and 2010. read more »


Adopt or innovate: Understanding technological responses to cap-and-trade

Adopt or innovate: Understanding technological responses to cap-and-trade

a working paper by Raphael Calel 18 May, 2018

This paper presents new evidence that the EU Emissions Trading System may have encouraged innovation rather than simply encouraging polluters to adopt existing abatement technologies. read more »


Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

Cars, carbon taxes and CO2 emissions

a working paper by Julius Andersson 15 October, 2015

This paper looks at whether carbon taxes imposed in Sweden were effective in reducing CO2 emissions. read more »


Emissions targets are biggest challenge for Lima climate talks

Emissions targets are biggest challenge for Lima climate talks

in the news Michael Jacobs 2 December, 2014

Avoiding dangerous climate change depends on the strength of emissions reduction targets countries collectively adopt. And this remains a major concern read more »


Charlene Watson – Uncertain Emission Reductions from Forest Conservation: REDD in the Bale Mountains Eco-Region, Ethiopia

Seminar 16 Mar 2011

Part of the PhD Seminar Series that alternates locations between the Grantham Institute at Imperial and the Grantham Research Institute at LSE. Speaker: Charlene Watson, Grantham Research Institute on Climate … read more »


Our dirty secret? Getting to grips with national greenhouse gas outsourcing (PDF)

Our dirty secret? Getting to grips with national greenhouse gas outsourcing (PDF)

a commentary by Baran Doda 26 April, 2012

Despite the UK’s success in reducing territorial emissions, we are importing significantly more emissions than ever we have shifted the production of many domestically consumed goods abroad, particularly to China. read more »


Le chemin qu’il reste à parcourir après le sommet de Durban

Le chemin qu’il reste à parcourir après le sommet de Durban

a commentary by Nicholas Stern 4 January, 2012

La conférence de Durban s’est terminée à l’arraché par un résultat modeste mais porteur d’une nouvelle dynamique pour la négociation climat. Ce résultat doit beaucoup à l’Europe emmenée par la … read more »


Cost-effective payments for reducing emissions from deforestation under uncertainty

Cost-effective payments for reducing emissions from deforestation under uncertainty

a working paper by Charles Palmer, Luca Taschini 1 January, 2012

The paper analyses the implications of landowners’ option values in land allocation and derives policy recommendations for payments for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation … read more »


Can Durban deliver?

Can Durban deliver?

a commentary by Michael Jacobs 29 November, 2011

These two weeks might turn out to be more interesting than expected, writes Michael Jacobs. The stakes are certainly high enough. Inside Story


Wildlife conservation and reduced emissions from deforestation in a case study of Nantu National Park, Sulawesi: 1. The effectiveness of forest protection—many measures, one goal

Wildlife conservation and reduced emissions from deforestation in a case study of Nantu National Park, Sulawesi: 1. The effectiveness of forest protection—many measures, one goal

a research article by Murray Collins 19 October, 2011

Discussions on how to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and degradation have prompted scrutiny of methods for measuring rates of forest loss, as well as discussion of the role … read more »